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Optical materials

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The efficiency of perovskite solar cells can be improved by adding silicon nanoparticles with better light absorption properties.

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As much as 100 times more heat than predicted by standard radiation theory can flow between the edges of two very thin semiconductor plates.

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Network of isolated, individual carbon nanotubes could be ideal transparent conductive films for touch screens, smart windows, and photovoltaic cells.

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A new boron nitride lift-off technique could be used to produce tandem solar cells that combine indium gallium nitride and silicon.

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Scientists have developed a new electron microscopy method that allows them to observe the crystallization process for 2D materials.

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Adding lithium ions into the crystal structure of a quantum material called samarium nickelate makes it an ion conductor but an electrical insulator.

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Researchers can fine-tune the electronic, mechanical and optical properties of 2D heterostructures by varying the angle between the crystals in real time.

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Scientists have discovered that negatively curved carbon sheets known as schwarzites can be synthesized inside the pores of zeolites.

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Synthetic biology protein and polymer building blocks are used to construct ‘smart’ materials systems that can perceive and process information.

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Nanowires could help restore impaired neurological functions involved in vision and movement

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Interview with Dr David Simpson from the University of Melbourne about diamond quantum probes.

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Interview with Dr Alex Minovich from Kings College London about reflective metasurfaces.

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